Grantee Blog 2020

The JFK Pre-k Dental Program Is Ready for a Cavity-Free 2022!

United Way of Central Jersey and JFK Elementary School in Jamesburg once again thank NJHCN and the State Department of Health for funding JFK’s pre-k dental education initiative.

What were we able to accomplish with our grant? Some highlights:

As the grant cycle draws to a close, we also plan to:

But, we still have a lot to do! We want to increase parent involvement in our dental education efforts. We also need to continue outreach to underserved parents and children who lack access to good dental care. All in all, though, we all are very pleased with the outcome of the work made possible by our NJHCN/DOH grant and look forward to a cavity-free 2022!

About the Grantee

United Way of Central Jersey

United Way of Central Jersey's leadership brings together resources for local disadvantaged families to ensure that all children in our community attain better educational outcomes and a healthier, brighter and more successful future. We accomplish our mission in collaboration with our partners, volunteers, and the generosity of our donors.